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Fashion News: Costumes don't save Metta World Peace on 'DWTS'

September 21, 2011 |  8:13 am

Dancing With the Stars

"Dancing With the Stars" is back, and as much as I love the dancing, I also love the costumes. But even these sassy outfits couldn't save Ron Artest -- oops, I mean Metta World Peace -- and Peta Murgatroyd, who were the first to be eliminated Tuesday. [Los Angeles Times]    

"Dancing With the Stars" has its own stylist, who works with the judges: former "Project Runway" contestant Kit Scarbo. She took PopSugar's Melody Nazarian behind the scenes in her workshop. [PopSugar LA]

West Hollywood tentatively approved an ordinance to ban the selling of fur. Animal rights activists are happy; fashion retailers are fuming. [Los Angeles Times] 

Fifteen-year-old fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson is featured on the cover of French L'Officiel's 90th anniversary issue, clad in Chanel. [Cut]

London Fashion Week was in crisis after Gucci summoned top models to Milan early for fittings for its show on Wednesday, the start of Milan's Fashion Week. London has always felt uncomfortably squeezed between New York's and Milan's versions of the biannual events. [Telegraph] 

In London, designers showing their collections for spring-summer 2012 seem to have fallen in love with the color yellow, as seen at Erdem, Christopher Kane, Mulberry, Burberry and more. [Telegraph]

The fashion industry is reportedly playing a key role in helping rebuild Haiti after its devastating earthquake. [WWD] (subscription required) 


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Photo: Peta Murgatroyd and Metta World Peace on "Dancing With the Stars." Credit: Adam Taylor / ABC